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  • The 5 C’s to Effectively Tackle Group Projects

    When an instructor assigns course projects, students work together to reach a common goal: achieve a passing grade. Yet, when team members do not contribute, or they communicate poorly, everyone can suffer. Try these tips when working as a team to complete an assignment.

  • Crafting Your Cover Letter and Incorporating Keywords

    A cover letter is an employer’s first introduction to who you are as a person and an employee. Use the letter to your advantage and show why you’re the most qualified candidate for the job. Consider the following cover letter and resume development tips.

  • Library Tip: What Are Peer-Reviewed Articles?

    As a college student conducting research for discussion boards, presentations, and papers, you should know what these articles are or how to locate them in the CTU online library. Here are a few pointers for new and returning CTU students on identifying peer-reviewed articles in the CTU Library.

  • Express Your Gratitude: 5 Ways to Focus on the Positive as a Student

    Taking care of yourself while going to school and working might be challenging. However, it's been found that expressing your gratitude and focusing on the positive can reduce your stress, improve your sleep, strengthen your immune system, and lower your blood pressure. Try the following steps to shift your focus and help lift your spirits!

  • Make the Most of Your Time: Procrastinate Productively

    Are you guilty of procrastinating on a class assignment or work project? It can make it more difficult to delay the inevitable, but sometimes it may actually be helpful to procrastinate and even boost your creativity! Learn how you can make the most of your time and procrastinate in a productive way.

  • 2019 New Year's Resolutions for Adult Students

    As you pursue your degree and set goals for the New Year, remember to focus on improving yourself outside the classroom as well! What might you do to better your studies or your overall well-being? Consider some of these resolutions for 2019.

  • Beating the Odds: CTU McDonald’s Grad Proves That Anything is Possible

    Everything changed for Heather Brooks, a McDonald’s employee, when she learned about the education alliance between the McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity program and Colorado Technical University (CTU). To help make pursuing a degree financially achievable, McDonald’s USA, LLC and CTU partnered together to create the CTU Program for McDonald’s Students.

  • What Is the FAFSA?

    The FAFSA® is a form that college students fill out to apply for federal grants, loans and work-study funds. You may think completing the FAFSA will force you to take out loans. This, however, is untrue. The FAFSA helps determine how much funding you may qualify for from the federal government.

  • Derreck Kayongo to Challenge Students to Value Error and Adversity at CTU’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony

    Derreck Kayongo has been chosen to give the address at CTU’s 2018 commencement ceremony, which will be held in the Bellco Theatre at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. While known for his emotionally-packed presentations and humanitarian messages, Dr. Kayogo was also invited to address CTU students and their supporters for his unwavering commitment to education over results.